Escape from intimacy: the pseudo-relationship addictions : untangling the "love" addictions, sex, romance, relationships

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Harper & Row, Mar 1, 1989 - Psychology - 165 pages
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Schaef investigates "sexual anorexia", sexual violence, the role of shame and guilt, the role of self-esteem, the myth of the cosmic mate, relationship as "fix", and how these beliefs translate into an avoidance of intimacy. A 12-step program for recovery is offered.

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The book had some good points, but not many. First of all, it never talks about God. The solution suggested is focused on the self, not God's healing. God's role in all of it is not talked about once ... Read full review

Contents

Romance Addiction
46
Relationship Addiction
75
Escape from Intimacy
101
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Anne Wilson Schaef, Ph.D., author of "Women's Reality" an

Anne Wilson Schaef, Ph.D., author of "Women's Reality" and "Co-Dependence, " is a lecturer, organizational consultantd "Co-Dependence, " is a lecturer, organizational consultant, former psychotherapist, and workshop leader who trains hea, former psychotherapist, and workshop leader who trains health care professionals throughout the world in Living Proceslth care professionals throughout the world in Living Process Facilitation. She lives in Boulder, Colorado. s Facilitation. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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